Emotional Health

If You Cheat on Your Diet, Forgive Yourself

Dr. Christian Turbide | Posted 07.30.2015 | Canada Living
Dr. Christian Turbide

Above all, the most important thing you can do for yourself, and your health is to forgive yourself and move on. The past cannot be changed and only you can create your best future. Especially when it comes to your food, forgive yourself for any past transgressions, then move forward with a clean slate!

10 Tips to Spring Cleaning Inside and Out

Alyson Jones | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

As the warm weather returns the windows are being thrown open to let the fresh air in again, and with this breath of fragrant air comes the chance to put our homes and our lives in order. Here are some tips for how to utilize spring as an opportunity to de-clutter both the physical and emotional worlds.

March Is Self-Injury Awareness Month

Terezia Farkas | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada Impact
Terezia Farkas

March is self injury awareness month in the United States, Canada, and Western Europe. There are two-million cases, mostly youth, reported annually in the United States. The stigma of self-injury needs to be broken.

Canadian Author Terezia Farkas: Bell Let's Talk Day Is About Hope

Terezia Farkas | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Living
Terezia Farkas

Bell Let's Talk day is about hope. It gives you a chance to take off your mask and talk about your pain. It allows you to mourn the loss of who you were and to say, "It's okay I'm like this now." It cracks open the darkness for a minute and gives you hope by letting you realize there are people who've made it out to the other side.

12 Simple Signs You're Doing Better Than You Think

Notable.ca | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Living
Notable.ca

Sometimes, it can be really easy to lose perspective. Our young professional (YP) world can get crazy, with stressful schedules and intense pressures...

How Being Vulnerable at Work Can Work for You

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Business
Sarah Vermunt

Whether it's making amends with a colleague, asking for a raise, requesting help, admitting you don't understand, or going for the promotion, good things can happen when you take down your walls. Yes, bad things can happen too, and there is the risk of disappointment.

What Does Modern Masculinity Look Like?

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada Living
Sarah Vermunt

Since the feminist movement, women have openly discussed and debated what it means to be female. This multi-decade dialogue has led to a more nuanced understanding of the complexity of womanhood, and what it means to grow and develop as a multi-faceted woman. A similar dialogue between men about the nuanced intricacies of malehood has been slower to develop.

The Dangers of a Widening Gulf Between Your Heart and Mind

Elan Divon | Posted 05.16.2014 | Canada Living
Elan Divon

Learning is not just about retaining knowledge, it's about understanding how to relate that knowledge to other people in a meaningful way. And you can't do that if you are distracted, stressed or lack emotional intelligence.

Inside My Depression

Arthur Gallant | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Living
Arthur Gallant

Imagine how you felt on the absolute worst day of your life when something really bad happened to you or somebody you love. Now take away that horrible event but keep those intense emotions in place; that's depression.

How Important is Exercise to Your Well-Being?

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 06.08.2013 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

"Health is not everything, but without it, nothing is anything." I am a great believer in that. I know now that my physical health is the foundation of what I can do in life, whether it concerns work or leisurely activities. The happier I am, the more fulfilled I feel, the easier it seems to stay healthy and fit.

The 12 Elements of Emotional Intelligence

Marcia Sirota | Posted 01.15.2012 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

Intellect can be measured by standardized IQ tests, but there's no actual measure of what I call the "EQ," or Emotional Quotient. Practicing the following elements will enable you to boost your EQ and improve your life.

How Happy Are You? This Test Will Tell You

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Treleaven | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada Living

Have you ever wondered whether you're truly unhappy with life? Now's your chance to find out. After writing his book, "Thrive: Exploring Happiness the...